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synonyms for ayah

  • baby-sitter
  • governess
  • au pair
  • nurserymaid
  • wet nurse
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How to use ayah in a sentence

The day before the steamer reached Southampton, Mamma asked her if she would not like to see the ayah again.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
That is her Ayah, who comes up from behind at a pace so different from her youthful mistress's.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
All, that is, save Nina's ayah, who opportunely produced a bottle of smelling-salts and passed it to the mem-sahib.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
It was the next morning, and Nina's ayah sat on a chair in the passage, guarding the door of her mistress's room.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
When Colonel Darling returned from parade the ayah was gone from the passage-way outside his wife's room.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
He calls out "Ayah" and "Boy," so naturally that at first the servants thought it was their master calling them.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
In life I had respected the Ayah, but now she was dead and was far beyond the possibility of feeling.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 108, MARCH 9TH 1895VARIOUS
When the ayah reached the gate and saw Tony far in front she thought her other charge was with him and passed out.
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
She stood in the middle of the room while her ayah no, her husband it must have been a man threw her clothes at her.
UNDER THE DEODARSRUDYARD KIPLING
The language of her ayah had until then been more familiar to her than any other language.
GREAT POSSESSIONSMRS. WILFRID WARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AYAH

  • au pair
  • ayah
  • baby-sitter
  • governess
  • nurserymaid
  • wet nurse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.